Stress Patterns for Nouns and Adjectives Practice – #79350

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Stress Patterns for Nouns and Adjectives Practice – #79350

This lesson will help you to help practice stress patterns for nouns and adjectives. Begin by listening to the audio and repeat the phrases after the speaker. Then, go through each of the phrases again on your own and read them aloud. Use a rubber band to stress the bold syllables. For added practice, record yourself reading the phrases and listen to see if your pronunciation sounds like the audio.

english pronunciation practiceLISTEN

Listen to the audio recording below.

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english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Nouns and Adjectives: Most of the time, nouns and adjectives with two syllables have
stress on the first syllable.

For example:
’gor-geous (adjective)
’meet-ing (noun)

english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Listen to these nouns and adjectives. Compound nouns and adjectives also have stress
on the first word/syllable.

well trained
board room
conference call
gas station

More Practice
Try these related pages to help you practice stress patterns:
Stress Patterns for Verbs and Prepositions Practice
Stress Patterns for Word Endings Practice

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